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" His reign is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few materials for history; which is, indeed, little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. "
Secular annotations on Scripture texts - Сторінка 110
автори: Francis Jacox - 1871
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A History of the Royal College of Physicians of London, Том 4

Sir George Norman Clark, Asa Briggs - 1964 - 352 стор.
...deserved, as Chief Scientist, the encomium bestowed by Gibbon on Titus Antoninus Pius — "His reign is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few...more than the register of the crimes, follies and mistakes of mankind"."62 Moran had been so directly involved in recent national history at the highest...
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You Take the High Road and I'll Take the Bus: Celebrating Mediocrity in a ...

Carrie Cox - 2006 - 222 стор.
...the nearest bottle of Ice Magic. You're obviously doing something right. Chapter 6 f\ •f o History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind. Edward Gibbon (1737-94), Decline and fall of the Roman Empire Londoner John Evans, aged fifty-four,...
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Der Referendar

Claus Küsters - 2005 - 201 стор.
...Bewegungsdruck ist, und meine wachsende Abscheu Edward Gibbon traf, da stand es ja!: „History ... is, indeed, little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind." Voltaire, da stand es ja!: 'L'histoire n'est que le tableau des crimes et des malheurs." Klar, aus...
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Listen to the Animals

E. Gordon Dickie M.D - 2005 - 672 стор.
...those that feel" Horace Walpole "What is history but a fable agreed upon?" Napoleon Bonaparte "History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind." Edward Gibbon "History, a distillation of rumor." Thomas Carlyle "History repeats itself . .the first...
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The Mind of the Master Class: History and Faith in the Southern Slaveholders ...

Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Eugene D. Genovese - 2005
...monotony in my subject matter." From Gibbon, Southerners heard that history was a path of blood and "indeed, little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.'"' 6 The religiously committed, despite strong efforts, tilted to the more pessimistic side of their long-standing...
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Invisible Power: A Philosophical Adventure Story

Philip Allott - 2005 - 179 стор.
...and Fall of the Roman Empire, the British historian, Edward Gibbon (1737-94), says that history is 'little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind.' — Reason of State. The idea that, in public decision-making, the interest of the state supersedes...
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Fresh Light: Homilies on the Gospels of Year B

Joseph Pollard - 2005 - 157 стор.
...Lawrence Durrell in Egypt," The Listener, April, 1978). The historian Edward Gibbon called history "little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind" (The Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire, Chicago: NTC/ Contemporary Publishing Company, 1999). On the...
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Archaeological Fantasies: How Pseudoarchaeology Misrepresents the Past and ...

Garrett G. Fagan - 2006 - 417 стор.
...human history, the uncounted cases in point that remorselessly illustrate Gibbon's dictum that "History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind."19 But this is evidence from absence. Exercises in imagining "alternative" history may give...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 стор.
...evaporated. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire ch. 2 (17761788) 4 His [Titus Antoninus Pius's] reign is law. But when the laws undertake to add . . . artif1cial distinctions, to . . . the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. The Decline and Fall of the...
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Thought-Provoking Quotations

...the great events of this world is scarcely more than the history of crimes. - Voltaire (1694-1778) History — which is, indeed little more than the...of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind. - Edward Gibbon (1737-1794). (Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire) There is properly no history; only...
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